The Chula Vista Police Station. Courtesy of the Department

Police Monday were searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a pedestrian in Chula Vista.

The crash happened shortly after 6:30 p.m. Sunday on East H Street near Del Rey Boulevard, east of Interstate 805, according to Chula Vista Police.

The pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. It was not clear how many vehicles struck the man.

Detailed descriptions of the hit-and-run vehicle or its driver were not available.

— City News Service

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